The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 159 157 155
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 49 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.00% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.19% 1.71% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 13
Average salary £38,750 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1170 933 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.93% 26.54% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 941 681 720
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -7 46 £37,500 +31.57% 3
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 98 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (88.78%) Windows
3 85 (86.73%) MCSE
4 79 (80.61%) Microsoft
5 59 (60.20%) VMware
6 56 (57.14%) Citrix
7 54 (55.10%) Cisco
8 53 (54.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 49 (50.00%) CCNA
9 49 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
10 48 (48.98%) SAN
10 48 (48.98%) MS Excel
11 46 (46.94%) Active Directory
12 44 (44.90%) Cisco IOS
13 40 (40.82%) MS Exchange
14 37 (37.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 35 (35.71%) Clustering
16 34 (34.69%) Linux
17 33 (33.67%) Firewall
17 33 (33.67%) MCITP
18 29 (29.59%) Windows Server 2008
18 29 (29.59%) ITIL
19 27 (27.55%) TCP/IP
20 26 (26.53%) Load Balancing
21 25 (25.51%) CheckPoint
22 23 (23.47%) CCNP
22 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
23 22 (22.45%) MPLS
23 22 (22.45%) OSPF
23 22 (22.45%) Red Hat

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 20 (20.41%) IIS
3 19 (19.39%) SharePoint
4 18 (18.37%) Lync
5 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.12%) Apache
8 5 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 48 (48.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) SaaS
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (48.98%) SAN
2 44 (44.90%) Cisco IOS
3 33 (33.67%) Firewall
4 27 (27.55%) TCP/IP
5 22 (22.45%) MPLS
5 22 (22.45%) OSPF
5 22 (22.45%) BGP
6 18 (18.37%) NetScaler
7 17 (17.35%) EIGRP
8 11 (11.22%) DNS
9 6 (6.12%) SMTP
10 5 (5.10%) DHCP
10 5 (5.10%) VPN
11 4 (4.08%) H.323
11 4 (4.08%) LAN
11 4 (4.08%) PBX
11 4 (4.08%) PSTN
11 4 (4.08%) Unified Communications
12 3 (3.06%) WAN
13 2 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (4.08%) Retail
2 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 21 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 11 (11.22%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (9.18%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.12%) Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Operations Team Leader
7 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
7 5 (5.10%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Server Support
7 5 (5.10%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) LAMP
2 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (35.71%) Clustering
2 18 (18.37%) EqualLogic
3 8 (8.16%) Social Media
4 5 (5.10%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (88.78%) Windows
2 34 (34.69%) Linux
3 29 (29.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.10%) CentOS
6 5 (5.10%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) ITIL
2 26 (26.53%) Load Balancing
3 18 (18.37%) Change Control
4 16 (16.33%) Problem Management
4 16 (16.33%) E-Commerce
5 13 (13.27%) Business Continuity
6 12 (12.24%) CRM
7 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.10%) Project Management
11 4 (4.08%) Change Management
11 4 (4.08%) ITIL V3
12 2 (2.04%) Service Management
12 2 (2.04%) Migration
12 2 (2.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.12%) Java
2 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.10%) SQL
3 5 (5.10%) VBScript
4 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (86.73%) MCSE
3 49 (50.00%) CCNA
3 49 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (37.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 33 (33.67%) MCITP
6 23 (23.47%) CCNP
7 21 (21.43%) CCSA
7 21 (21.43%) CCSE
8 17 (17.35%) RHCE
8 17 (17.35%) RHCA
9 16 (16.33%) MCP
10 7 (7.14%) MCTS
11 5 (5.10%) NCDA
12 4 (4.08%) Degree
13 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (3.06%) CCA
13 3 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (2.04%) CCIE
15 1 (1.02%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (54.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (46.94%) Active Directory
3 16 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.29%) XenServer
5 12 (12.24%) XenApp
6 7 (7.14%) vSphere
7 4 (4.08%) Terminal Services
7 4 (4.08%) UAG
8 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.04%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.02%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (21.43%) SCCM
2 10 (10.20%) ZABBIX
3 7 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.04%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.02%) SCOM
5 1 (1.02%) Puppet
5 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 79 (80.61%) Microsoft
2 59 (60.20%) VMware
3 56 (57.14%) Citrix
4 54 (55.10%) Cisco
5 25 (25.51%) CheckPoint
6 22 (22.45%) Red Hat
7 18 (18.37%) Juniper
8 10 (10.20%) Dell
9 9 (9.18%) Symantec
10 6 (6.12%) NetApp
11 4 (4.08%) Mitel
11 4 (4.08%) Siemens
11 4 (4.08%) Polycom
12 2 (2.04%) Veeam
12 2 (2.04%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.04%) LANDesk
13 1 (1.02%) F5
13 1 (1.02%) Google
13 1 (1.02%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.02%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Huddersfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago